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Pastoral Visit to Cheektowaga (5/14/17)

On the weekend of May13-14, 2017, His Grace, Bishop Gregory made an Archpastoral Visit to St. Mary's Church in Cheektowaga, NY to preside over the parish's 75th Anniversary celebration.

Posted photos show scenes from the Anniversary Weekend.
Bishop Gregory bestows his blessing on the Parish Altarboys
Deacon Donald receives His Grace Bishop Gregory's Blessing.
Fr Thomas greets Bishop Gregory on his arrival.
Bishop Gregory gives his blessing to the parish altar servers to vest.
Assisting Bishop Gregory with vesting.
Assisting Bishop Gregory with vesting.
Fr Thomas completes the Proskomedia.
Bishop Gregory is greeted with the traditional gifts of bread and salt.
Fr Thomas presents His Grace with the parish Hand Cross.
Fr Thomas receives the blessing to start Divine Liturgy.
The Great Censing.
Bishop Gregory prays at the Throne.
The Epistle Reading.
At the High Place.
The Gospel Reading.
Bishop Gregory offers the homily.
Bishop Gregory blesses a new icon.
The Final Blessing.
The Grand Banquet.
Fr. James Dutko, Dean of the Southern Tier Deanery offers words of congratulations.
Bishop Gregory with those who presented him with flowers.